Shyla is a West Virginia native from Parkersburg, W.Va and joined the WBOY news team in August 2020 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a minor in Communication Studies.
During her time at WVU, she interned at WBOY and WVPB, where she voiced daily SPOTS for NPR’s All Things Considered. She also was a sports reporter for The Daily Atheneum and a morning newscaster for U92.
Shyla was the RTDNA President for her senior year of college and also attended two study abroad trips in Asia, where she received an internship with NewsGD in Guangzhou, China.
In her free time you can find her cheering on the Mountaineers, online shopping, enjoying any outdoor activities / exploring the outdoors, and attending classes to complete my master’s degree in Digital Marketing Communications.